Bezeled Resin Birds Necklace

If you want to fabricate nice bezels, it's best to make them in bunches! Create a personal piece of jewelry.
SKU: EP14091

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Play with three different bezel styles and encase found or original art in matte resin as you create an eye-catching necklace that wears beautifully.

Required Materials:

  • Resin and catalyst (I used ICE)
  • Printed paper with bird illustrations
  • Krylon Workable Fixative
  • Liquitex matte gel
  • 26-gauge yellow brass sheet
  • Scrap of 26-gauge round wire
  • 24-gauge patterned brass sheet
  • 12" length of 3mm brass beaded wire
  • Hard solder
  • Jax Black patina for brass and copper
  • 16-gauge round brass wire


  • Jeweler’s saw and 4/0 blades
  • metal snips
  • bench shear
  • snips
  • 2 sets of chain nose pliers
  • millimeter ruler
  • dividers
  • 6mm and 8mm dowels or round mandrels
  • hand and needle files
  • Flex shaft
  • #54ish drill bit
  • centerpunch
  • utility hammer
  • 1" steel or wood mandrel
  • tumbler and shot
  • brass brush
  • liquid soap
  • 320, 400, and 600 wet dry sandpaper
  • 6x6 or larger flat, smooth, and glossy ceramic tile
  • cleanser or pumice powder
  • ceramic bowl
  • Japanese bamboo brush
  • circle template
  • paintbrush
  • 1" circle paper punch
  • gram scale
  • pouring cup
  • mixing stick
  • transparent box lid 

Technique: Metalsmithing, Resin

Originally Published: Lapidary Journal Jewelry Artist, September/October 2015

Additional Info
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SKU EP14091
Author/Speaker/Editor Helen I. Driggs
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ISBN 13 No
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